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Performance

VenueThe Civic
TownBarnsley
CountySouth Yorkshire
From4th December 2019
To4th December 2019
What is currently on at The Civic (V959)

Jadek

T1566065849
Jadek is based on the true story of when performance artist and writer Chesca moved in with her blind, Polish, 94-year-old Grandad and explores how this unexpected turn of events affected both of their lives. Grandad found a home in Yorkshire in 1945 after spending six years fighting and surviving World War 2. He likes a whiskey and hates the ventilation in his front room. Every morning he opens his eyes and a sorrowful "bloody hell" escapes his lips as he realised he's still blind. Chesca drinks way too much beer and has moved house a mere 28 times. As a modern-day performance artist, Chesca feels repressed by the world around her and pissed off at all the men in it. Chesca found a home at her Grandad's house after spending what felt like most of her life at war.


Archive :: production:T1566065849, play:S609763992, venue:V959

Production details

A new play exploring identity, culture and migration.

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